UI Localization Producer

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200181537
The diversity of the people at Apple and their ideas inspire the innovation that runs through everything we do, no matter where in the world. Would you like to be part of a team which sees ideas come to life on a global scale? Are you fluent at a native-level in one or more languages besides English? We believe our team members should demonstrate a passion for excellence, be resourceful, adaptable, creative, and results-oriented with high energy and a positive attitude. We are looking for an experienced localization producer who is able to lead diverse server-side localization projects closely collaborating cross-functionally with engineering, legal, product marketing, design and other distributed groups. The right mix of linguistic, technical, and interpersonal skills is the key to success. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Key Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of localization workflows, software development, and software QA
  • Native-level fluency in English and another language is a requirement. Additional languages are a plus
  • Experience working with content management databases and localization tools
  • Possess excellent multi-tasking and time-management skills and can work independently in a distributed team environment
  • Ability to identify and prioritize key work you're doing and call out blockers, as soon as they arise, to the multi-functional partners
  • Flexible, highly organized, and respond quickly and enthusiastically to often rapidly changing direction
  • Inventive, able to handle complex situations and deliverables, have very good analytical skills, and strong aim to learn and succeed
  • You bring focus and meticulous attention to detail to the job
  • Experience with localization planning, management, testing, and bug tracking
  • Computer science degree and/or experience with JavaScript, Python, C++, Swift or other OO languages preferred
  • Experience with QA automation, processes, and tools is a plus
  • Competence working on the Mac and iOS platforms, and familiarity with Apple UI and terminology is desired


This role requires planning localization efforts, coordinating projects with other producers in the team, working with translation vendors, and interacting with multiple departments across Apple. You will be using the translated software hands-on, writing and communicating QA plans, supporting QA efforts in the localization lab, triaging and fixing bugs, and ultimately help deliver high quality localized products on time in up to 40 languages simultaneously. You will also be maintaining content in various databases. We want you to be technically involved, quick to recognize and raise issues, and communicate status effectively. The environment is fast paced with tight schedules, providing a self-motivated individual with an opportunity to work on and run exciting projects, help improve existing processes and tools, and deliver outstanding services to our worldwide markets. The role is based in Cupertino, CA.

Education & Experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent with experience in project management or localization

Additional Requirements